Rathfinny Wine Estate

Exclusive Estate Tours. During these enjoyable tours, you will learn how a typical year of growing vines and wine production progresses. Among the highlights are a visit to our RIBA nominated Winery to learn about the process and care it takes to make traditional method Sussex Sparkling wine along with a guided tasting of Sussex wines.

TERMS & CONDITIONS. Tours will continue to run in the event of inclement weather, unless it is deemed unsafe by Rathfinny Wine Estate, in which case you will be offered a credit note. Rathfinny reserves the right to postpone tours as required. We recommend that suitable outdoor activity clothing and footwear is worn. Payment for Tours is due at the time of booking. Tickets are non-refundable, however, we may be able to transfer them to an alternative date with a minimum of four weeks’ notice. Alcohol with meals is not included.

TOUR TICKETS

Selected dates November-March CRADLE VALLEY WINTER TOUR AND TASTING £20 per person

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DETAILS. Our winter tour and tastings comprise of a slightly different format. The tour does not include a long walk through the vines but you have an exclusive opportunity to visit to our new bottling building, concluding with a guided tasting of our Cradle Valley still wines.

DURATION. 1hr 45mins in total

AVAILABILITY. 10 places per tour

WHERE TO GO. All tours start at the Tasting Room.

Selected dates May–September SUMMER TOUR AND TASTING £25 per person

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DETAILS. Enjoy a summer tour and guided tasting of our Sussex Wines. Join us on a tour of the Estate, during which you will see how we turn our grapes into Sussex Sparkling wine. Walking through the vines in a small group with our experienced guide, exploring the Vineyard and the history and wildlife of the Estate, allows you to fully appreciate Rathfinny’s place in this classic landscape.

DURATION. 1hr 45mins in total

AVAILABILITY. 16 places per tour

WHERE TO GO. All tours start at The Tasting Room.

Tour of the Rathfinny Wine Estate

WE ARE OPEN AS USUAL

Alfriston is undergoing essential mains water replacement and there is no through access from 3rd January – 30th May. Click below for alternative routes:

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